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out, they had the night vision goggles, they -- that helps them, that gives the law enforcement an advantage. then they throw in the grenades. i'm not positive they did that. i'm just saying that is a likely thing they could have done then, because it wouldn't have hurt him. but it might give them yet another advantage to make him more confused and disoriented. maybe when they're sending in the robot. >> dick clark, item tell us how quickly they would move in to start talking to him. >> well, depends upon what the doctor's allow, frankly. if the doctors can patch him up and get him to where he could talk, then there's an issue of whether or not they have to mir r mirandize him. there are some circumstances under the law where they do not have to mirandize him right away if they think there's an imminent threat. they can ask him questions without giving him his rights. but i don't think at this point leit'sar there's threat. tell m the team they send in to talk to him. how many people send to go inniin i initially the. >> well, it's a small ground of people talking to him, but th
to cell phones? >> i think they didn't they would have to escape. when law enforcement figured out different pieces of this puzzle, they panicked and didn't have an alternative plan -- they were so focused on what they were doing, nothing else became important and obviously, it would have been. >> another photo of the suspect coming in right now, it shows him when he was on the wrestling team. i believe, we're going to put that up in just a second. it just came in. they got it up in the control room. we're not positive, if indeed this gray honda is occupieoccup. it could suggest as well, aps someone else was involved. >> well, maybe, george, but the idea of a stealing a car or carjacking someone else, is an act of desperation. you have seen him acting in a desperate way since basically the 7-eleven. >> yeah that's true. brad, thanks very much. >>> jon karl at the white house right now. we know we're getting more details about the president's briefing in the situation room. >> george, as you can imagine this has consumed the president, entire intelligence and national security teams
attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. do not take any action on your own. >> reporter: it was no exaggeration. late last night, authorities discovered mit police officer sean collier shot and killed by the suspects. at first, authorities didn't realize there was a connection to the bombing. but then authorities say the two men carjacked a mercedes suv in cambridge, briefly kidnapped the driver, and led police on a wild, violent chase through the streets of neighboring watertown. then a dramatic shoot-out. in all, 200 rounds were fired between the police and the suspect, who also reportedly threw explosives from their car. >> in the exchange of the gunfire, we believe one of the suspects was struck and ultimately taken into custody. >> reporter: tamerlan tsarnaev was critically injured during the firefight and taken to a nearby hospital, where he eventually died. >> we spent 10, 15 minutes trying to resuscitate this patient. >> reporter: but his alleged accomplice was still on the loose. an army of police descended on the neighborhood. >> we're at the corner of mt. aubu
to law enforcement anything that appears out of the ordinary. the c.h.p. says that it has an effective process for handling any threats and orange woulds closely with other ages to coordinate a response. >> security has been stepped up in the bay area because of the boston blast and the a's and warriors played in oakland last note with a visible increase in security. the fans at warriors game went through the metals detectors and a's fanned had their bags searched. and behind-the-scenes, bomb sniffing dogs were used. >> clip posted on youtube was shot in the viewing stand across from where the first bomb had gone off in boston. >> again, this video of the second bomb is new this morning and you can see at first people were just stunned and eventually someone started shouting orders to "get out of the stands" and smoke filled the area and people emptyied the stands quick limit. >> another perspective of the blast. we have a runners' view seconds before the explosion. can you see on the left side of the screen the woman was wearing a camera on her head when the bomb went off and she was
and overwhelming presence of law enforcement. and they're back now to the point where they think they have a sense of where he is. as they're are bringing in resources you can imagine u-turns and law enforcement front teams with word that. they have special s.w.a.t. teams responding they know how to deal with something like that. they know this is a cop killer, they don't want to be one of the cops kill sod they're going to go in with caution, heavy body armor and weapons. >> i want to go to peer thomas. you said there was a fear the suspect could be watching the media and fact they sent everybody into the street again makes you wonder the timing. was that a diversion? they didn't want him to know perhaps they spotted him? they were on him? >> that wouldo be that this was gainsmanship by law enforcement officials. they were so concerned he was monitoring them, they didn't want to give hints ofr operations so we have calls out in washington making -- may take time for information to flow back here but we're on the case and hope to have information shortly. >> and again richard clark, dick moving in
that law enforcement are focused on, areas where large crowds are expected to gather, not just sporting events, but shopping malls and transit hubs. we're seeing the same thing in airports, like los angeles international airport. travelers can expect do see bomb-sniffing dogs, increased police, extra security going through the airport, not just at lax, but airports all around the region. police are also reaching out on social media, twitter and facebook, asking the public this evening to be especially vigilant. again, we want to emphasize there has been no incredible threat in southern california, but the message from law enforcement all around california tonight, to the public, is to watch out, to be alert, and to report anything that seemed out of the ordinary. >> all right, see something, say something, taking on a whole new heightened meaning. thanks so much. >>> now we want to go to our abc producer kendall heap, because she was there, near the finish line in boston at the moment the bombs went off. kendall, i want to bring you in once again, describe to us once more exactly what y
simply want to do our job. >> they wanted to take him alive. that would have been a huge help for law enforcement if hay had him alive if they had the chance to question him. >> they're being very careful at this point and quite patient on the hopes that perhaps they still can take dzhokhar, even if unexpected. >> let's be clear, they're not being patient and risking the possibility that he's going to get away been they would prefer to take him alive. they will take him dead. they're not going to take the chance again of letting him get away, but being able to talk to him, being able to question him, being able to figure out whether there could be others involved in this would be incredibly valuable for law enforcement here and that would be their preference, for certai i bfbi ofer brad garret i aling ut thi completely conic personality. we hear about this wonderful friend to all of his friends. it's not your usual loner who had no friends out there, and then we know what he is suspected of doing. try to help us through this. >> okay. diane, step out of terrorism just for one second a
was trying to help for 15 minutes then the law enforcement officers invited me to leave. they should have. this is not my bailiwick or area of expertise. i left. picked up my brother. we walked back across the bridge with thousands of other people. looked very much like 9/11. >> reporter: people are calling you a hero. >> they shouldn't. i did what anybody else should do in these circumstances. we are a resilient people. this is what we should do to respond. >> reporter: thanks very much. thanks for what you did. >> okay. thank you. >> reporter: we'll be right back. [ pacino ] the inches we need are everywhere around us. every minute. every second -- we fight for that inch. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the new 2014 jeep grand cherokee. it is passion given a purpose. every day we chip away, because that's the only way to see the best of what we're made of. well-qualified lessees can lease the 2014 grand cherokee laredo 4x4 for $359 a month. >>> it's been more than 11 years since the 9/11 attacks shocked this country into the 21st century and since then, there have been more attempted
could you not feel safe, our house is absolutely surrounded by every law enforcement officer in the universe, so, i was -- it was a little tongue in cheek. i think i'll feel a lot better once we know, you know, this is over. >> robin, stay in touch with it. call back in. >> thank you very much. >> and a number of you have been asking online about something all day, the older brother, the deceased brother, had a wife or at least a girlfriend, we're not sure if they were married, but they have a 3-year-old daughter, as well. and a number of you have been asking, where is she? do they have her in custody tonight? brian ross, if you can hear me now, do you know anything about that? is there any chance that the older brother's wife is in custody now, do we know anything? sounds as if brian is debriefing somebody on scene there, i'll go to pierre thomas with the same question? he is doing the same thing. you are getting an eyewitness on reporting at work, the abc news force. this is what we do, seeking out every single piece of information. so, we're doing it with you, you are part
: they believe that they had paramilitary training and law enforcement officials are saying that the way that they did the operation on monday, how calm, cool and collected they were, the cold-blooded nature of it, the fact that, you knne of the suspects we're seeing near an 8-year-old boy that he clearly would have been able to see that would be in the line fire anddeo this is described as the most urgent situation that law enforcement officials can recall since the sniper attacks and also never been a situation where an entire city has been on lockdown since 9/11. >> you see the picture, you see the bomber and the backpack and see the little boy, the youngest victim of the boston marathon bombings right there. what you were saying, cooley walked away -- >> reporter: george, we're also picking up some scanner traffic where the suspect is posting online saying i will kill you all. you killed my brother. >> okay, that is more chilling information. i want to go to byron pitts outside the suspect's house in cambridge. we see the police waving everyone away there, byron. >> can you hear me t
that ended in a spray of bullets. >> i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. >>> a special federal interrogation team is on standby at the medical center where tsarnaev and many of his alleged victims are being treated. within the last hour we learned federal prosecutors hope to charge him as early as today. he likely will face both federal and state charges in connection with the marathon bombings. in the newsroom, kira klapper, alb7 news. >> and more information about the tsarnaev brothers. police said they atm card be long to go a carjacking victim before the shootout on thursday. car owner also told police the pair admitted the bombing of the marathon and that they killed a police officer. but their father said their sons could not have planned that attack because the fbi was watching them. the fbi said not true. agents speak to the older brother, tamerlan, in 2011 after the russians informed them he was an islamic -- radical islamist. they said dzhokhar tried to run down the offic
pictures of the bomb kpoent skpdz batteries they immediately reached out to law enforcement. these are pictures of the bits and pieces of the kpoents. employees noticed one sinked battery in the pictures they called the authorities. >> we contacted both boston police department and the fbi. >> this vice president at syn -- tenergy says it's usually used to power remote control toy autos i don't think there is anything in particularly unique to this. however, i thits more attractive for that sort of use. another battery could have been used if it's rechargeable. >> however, it's zibed to fit into compact cars or trucks so it can only be ordered online or purchased through hobby shops. >> outside of the arena it's not fairly well known. >> they are hoping to work with investigators and are shocked one battery may have been use ntd boston bombing. >> these are generally developed for toys to. bring people enjoyment. the fact they're used in this horrific sway apalling. >> he tells me he personally called the tv aand fbi and gave them his contact information. they told him they'
the energy in boston as the city comes alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. >> they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problems between all these people, on a special day that all countries are united. but it's good. i'm glad they got the guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombings. noun noun -- >> a moment of silence. >> a big ceremony before hand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, mayor, all that kind of stuff. it was very moving, actually. i don't know if there was a dry eye in the place. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline. ♪ oh, oh, oh. >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline. " it was a blast. >> after a week of terror this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text on monday making sure i wasn't at the marathon. then they texted me yesterday to make sure i stayed inside. so they've been checking up to see how i'm doi
alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. >> they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problems between all these people, on a special day that all countries are united. but it's good. i'm glad they got the guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombings. noun noun -- >> a moment of silence. >> a big ceremony before hand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, mayor, all that kind of stuff. it was very moving, actually. i don't know if there was a dry eye in the place. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline. ♪ oh, oh, oh. >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline. " it was a blast. >> after a week of terror this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text on monday making sure i wasn't at the marathon. then they texted me yesterday to make sure i stayed inside. so they've been checking up to see how i'm doing. >> and lauren, like the rest of
fellow paramedic was firefighters and law enforcement officers. quinn boyer was 34 years old. >> now to, update the investigation into the bombings of the boston marathon. federal agents scouring the scenes for evidence including picking shrapnel out of walls. a 12 block area downtown is off limits. the death toll sthandz at three, but 22 people are in critical condition tonight. it now appears devices were pressure cooker bombs, household cookers filled with explosives hidden in bags and packed with bebes and nails. police and fire unions are offering a $50,000 reward. among scores of people injured is a boy from the east bay. 11-year-old around hern waiting for his mother to cross when the bomb went off. >> di. and aaron, his sister as well as his dad were near the second explosion. the street where the race finishes is just beyond that barricade. tonight the family is at the hospital by aaron's side. aaron hern is usually an athletic 11-year-old but tonight, he's sedated and was with his dad, allen and little sister waiting for mom, catherine to cross the finish line when the first a
conditn. >> thank you, brian. meantime, thousands of federal and local law enforcement officers worked all week to solve the case. but in the end, a tip from the public is what did it. elizabeth vargas was in boston for that. the public has been part of it from the beginning. >> reporter: in this case, 1 million plus people had been under lockdown for the entire day. they were -- the all-cheer was lifted. just 25 minutes later, one man in watertown went into his backyard to walk the dog and get a breath of fresh air for the first time all day. that's when he spotteding is significant. >> we didn't know what was going on. then we heard the initial gunfire. >> reporter: overnight, neighbors were startled by the surge of s.w.a.t. teams and gunfire less than an hour after the curfew was lifted. >> it's unbelievable. i was cooped up. wondering if the guy was in my backyard. >> reporter: it was the vigilance of david henneberry, he found the suspect hiding in a boat in his backyard. >> he look ted a the boat and said, things are moved around. that is strange. >> reporter: a neighbor spoke exclus
on this investigation, we are joined by brandi hitt in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. law enforcement officials tell abc news that the terror suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev is awake being questioned by authorities about possible accomplices. with the throat injury, though he is having to write down these responses, one week after the terror attack. law enforcement sources tell abc news terror suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev is awake in a boston hospital. and being questioned about possible accomplices and unexploded bombs. the 19-year-old is responding in writing, due to a serious throat injury. authorities say may have ctlf. >> they had other bombs. they had other explosives. they were probably planning to do something else. >> reporter: this is the first moment an elite federal interrogation team has spoken to tsarnaev since friday's dramatic end to the manhunt. new video shows him hiding in a boat as stun grenades exploded leading to capture. tsarnaev's older brother, tamerlan was killed in a police shootout and investigators are looking into his trip to russia which has become a hotbed of i
law enforcement, of deep concern of ammunition, guns and working bombs these men had. they were so disciplined. >> any indication of another sleeper cell? >> right now, no evidence of a broader plot involving more people here, but law enforcement officials say they can't take that chance. the investigation is full tilt to find that out. >> okay, pierre, thanks very much. let's get more on this from our team of analysis from our team, dan abrams, brad garrett and richard clarke. dan, let me begin with you. the question about the questioning of the witness, at least at first he will not be read his miranda rights. >> that's right. you heard pierre talk about this public safety exception. basically the supreme court has recognized that, in some cases, if there's the possibility of an imminent threat that you can ask limited questions without further reading someone their miranda rights and that's what they're saying here, now, down the road, will someone challenge it and say this shouldn't have happened? sure. courts may have to resolve the specifics in this case later. but there is n
of developments in the investigation into whoever did this. >> law enforcement soursz tell abc news they now have a clear image of the man they're working to identify they believe could be the suspect. in a major break in the investigation you coming after the process of going frame by frame through more than 2000 images taken of, and in the crowds near the finish line. boston's abc station reporting that the key video leading to this suspect was captured on surveillance cameras outside of a lord & tailor department store. more evidence surfacing. the lid to at least one of the bombs reportedly found on a roof top, analyze add long with electronic components and slappel -- shrapnel from the blast. so many are still in mourning. hundreds gathered to remember the youngest of those killed 8-year-old martin richard. >> it's confusing and painful. we're strong. we're going to get through it. >> in massachusetts friends and neighbors are planning a vigil honoring the live of crystal campbell. >> on campus of boston university, students mourning over 23-year-old lindsay lu who lost her life as well. >>
a mome us for aoment longer. you said upwards of 1,000 law e area. every agency descended upon this small town of watertown, massachusetts. can you describe the scene. you said at one point it was kind of frantic and slowed down a little bit. how about now? >> apparently, we're told they just found another device down the road here. and they're coming back and forth with reinforcements coming in. whatever's happening is happening somewhere down the road there and, you know, we are blocks from getting down there because it is so dangerous and sort of unsecure at this point. but the huge law enforcement presence continues here and, obviously, it's not going to let up until they find this person who is at large. my hunch is that when the sun comes up, that helps law enforcement to find this person. right now, he's under the cover of darkness with weapons and it's a tense situation. and i think they're afraid he may break into someone's home. this is a man who if the charges are correct, has not hesitated to put a bomb near the feet of young children. so, he is considered very dangerous. >> b
in boston as the city comes alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problem between all the people on a special day that all countries united. so eats good, i'm glad they got this guy. >> at fenway park the red socks and shoes game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombing. >> won't you observe us as we observe a moment of silence. >> the first home game was a special one. >> they had a big ceremony beforehand, had all of the volunteers of the boston matheny there, firefighters, mayer, all that stuff. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet care oh line] >> neil diamond came and sang sweet care oh line in the eighth inning. it was a huge surprise. it was a blast. >> after a week of terror, this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew newspaper sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text message monday smirk i wasn't there and they texted me yesterday making sure i stayed inside. throughout the whnle week they have been check
law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problem between all the people on a special day that all countries united. so it's good, i'm glad they got this guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombing. >> won't you join us as we observe a moment of silence. >> the first home game was a special one. >> they had a big ceremony beforehand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, the mayor, all that stuff. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline" in the eighth inning. it was a huge surprise. it was a blast. >> after a week of terror, this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text message monday asking if i was there and they texted me yesterday making sure i stayed inside. throughout the whole week they have been checking out just to see how i'm doing. >> and lauren, like the rest of
, there was a massive explosion about 50 minutes later. the firefighters and law enforcement that were there and some of the community members were in the process of evacuating people away from the area. because they knew the significant danger there at the fire -- in the fertilizer plant. once they started doing that, the explosion occurred. there have been numerous people injured, we're talking in the hundreds. there are confirmed fatalities. at this point, we do not have numbers. we're waiting to see specifically a little bit better count before we start putting out numbers. but we're probably going to see that increase as we do a little bit more of a recovery operation at some point later in the morning. i can tell you, i just talked to my commander who is on the ground there, on the scene. we are going door to door. there are numerous law enforcement agencies, fire agencies involved. the community west has had tremendous outpouring from the local surrounding communities and cities. this is a very close-knit type community. they're all looking out for each other. and certainly have come to each o
. meantime, law enforcement is focused on suspect number two, here at beth israel hospital. this morning, police and federal agents are anxiously waiting to question the man who sparked nearly a week-long man hunt. that ended in a spray of bullets. overnight this new video was released showing that final tense showdown, stun grenades exploding as police move in to capture dzhokhar tsarnaev. he's in serious but stable condition at boston's beth israel hospital. his injuries, preventing him from speaking. >> i think i and all of the law enforcement professionals are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives. because we have a million questions. >> reporter: questions like, was there anybody else involved? in his and his brother's alleged attack of the boston marathon monday. and was that their only target? dzhokhar tsarnaev he likely face federal and state charges in connection with the marathon bombing. he is also the main suspect in the fatal shooting of an m.i.t. campus police officer early friday as well as the carjacking. all of which happened just hours before he and h
should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels. if reaching up to the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pictures just two to our web site. in boston, ab
dangerous. no one should approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels if reaching up if ro the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pi
no ties to terrorists. by law, fbi officials said, monitoring had to stop, barring new negative information. >> too many people in this country, just like him, that are touching extremist websites, that are espousing things that aren't particularly kind to americans, but that's not against the law here. >> reporter: tamerlan's father said his sons couldn't have planned the attack, because they knew the fbi was watching them. but they apparently were not. and never knew that a dark side of the two brothers had begun to emerge. tamerlan was charged in cambridge with beating his former girlfriend. he started posting violent videos, urging jihad. on his youtube channel. and dzhokhar began writing bizarre tweets. "a decade in america already, i want out." authorities never saw this coming. tamerlan traveled to russia for six months last year. the fbi wants to know exactly who he saw and what he was doing, dan. >> let me get back to the fbi investigation into the older brother. you've been talking to the fbi all day. are they not expecting any sense of frustration or remorse over havi
. in serious but stable condition. but law enforcement officials say he is responding to some questions in writing. they especially want to know if there is an imminent threat out there from others he may have worked with or from unexploded bombs. all day, we've been watching these riveting images behind me. this is infrared video shot from a helicopter. it shows stun grenades lobbed into the boat where the suspect was hiding right before he was taken. martha raddatz has the story. >> reporter: the video images show the dramatic end to the manhunt more clearly than anything we have seen. the police helicopter hovers in the darkness, holding steady. the natural heat from the suspect's body, making a near-perfect outline through thermal imaging, despite t tarp that covers him. he is lying on his back. his head to the right, feet to the left. then, a flash, a bang. police toss a stun grenade, meant to confuse the suspect. then, another. followed by a third. and then, watch. at first, motionless. we see for the first time video as the 19-year-old raises his head, his upper body. >> quite a
days in the country's recent history. in 1993, a 51-day standoff between federal law enforcement and branch davidian leader david koresh ended with 80 dead including 25 children when koresh refused to surrender peacefully. on the same day two years later, timothy mcveigh bombed the alfred murrah federal building in oklahoma city killing 168 including 19 children in the building's day care center. >> that attack was specifically designed as payback for the government's role in waco two years earlier. >> reporter: for those who hate america and know something of its history, monday had particular meaning. in massachusetts monday was a state holiday. patriots day, commemorating the first shots fired in the american revolution. during the battles of lexington and concord fought near boston in 1775. >> the real patriots day is april 19th. that is the date that counts for people on the extreme right in the united states. as it happens, massachusetts celebrates patriots' day on the third monday of every -- of the month. >> reporter: but for every conspiracy theory about domestic extremi
the nation's immigration laws gathered at capitol hill yesterday to put pressure on lawmakers. >> make sure that they hear from you. that they know without a doubt in their mind that keeping their jobs depends on them supporting comprehensive immigration reform. >> what we're seeing right now is an incredible amount of support, both from the left and from the right. >> the new proposal also puts millions of illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship. but only if they arrived in the u.s. before the end of 2011. those who have been charged with crimes, would not be eligible. >>> president obama will host south korea's newly elected first female president at the white house next month. they will observe the 60th anniversary of the alliance between the u.s. and south korea. also high on their agenda, efforts to counter the nuclear threat posed by north korea. >>> in venezuela, demand for a recount in the presidential election. ballots were ignored leading to an anti-government protest. the election results were certified. the winner by a razor thin margin less than one percentage point hand-pi
the attack in boston is something they are already studying. >> we will take it apart. law enforcement across the country will. we will train to it and we will be better for it. >> something that helped keep people calm in line was the fact that news of that second suspect being arrested in boston was breaking as people were in line. there were people who were learning about it on their smartphones and passing the word along to some of their fellow fans. at at&t park, abc7 news. >> abc7 news will continue to have coverage on the story throughout the weekend. we will also have live reports later today from boston with abc7 news reporter ama dates. you can follow her on twitter also. >> back here in the bay area, a beautiful weekend to look forward to. rumor has it even warmer temperatures next week? >> that's right. we have records possible into the middle of next week. it should be gorgeous out there today. 52 downtown. clear skies, very little fog and we are talking about an offshore flow. some of the warmest numbers we've seen all year. that's coming up. >> thank you, lisa. for the second d
francisco police the attack in boston is something they are already studying. >> we will take it apart. law enforcement across the country will. we will train to it and we will be better for it. >> something that helped keep people calm in line was the fact that news of that second suspect being arrested in boston was breaking as people were in line. there were people who were learning about it on their smartphones and passing the word along to some of their fellow fans. at at&t park, abc7 news. >> people at boston commons cheered the news of the capture of the second suspect in the bombing last night and a nearby watertown crowd spontaneously burst into applause and cheers as police cars passed by. meanwhile boston police are thinking of the victims, tweeting in our kind of world, let us not forget the families of martin richard, lindsey lou, krystle campbell and officer collier. more than 180 people were injured and 58 remain hospitalized. >>> the fbi spent a second day yesterday here in the bay area at fremont's tenergy headquarters. company makes a battery the suspects used in the bosto
strong show of force, but law enforcement officials say that there are no unexploded devices across the city. there were just those two planted bombs. people are still on edge, but it's not quite the police presence that we saw yesterday. >> all right, tahman bradley in boston, thank you. >> and, you know, tahman just briefly touched on the investigation into those bombings. >> yeah, of particular interest this morning is what's left of that common pressure cooker. that's where abc's brian ross continues our coverage. >> reporter: this is what remains of the pressure cooker turned into a homemade bomb seen in this fbi crime lab photo obtained by abc news. it was hidden in a black backpack. the simple bombs were responsible for 12 seconds of horror. cell phone footage shot by a spectator between the two explosions. authorities are going through race day videos frame by frame. here the white smoke seen after the detonation indicates a bomb built with low velocity explosive mixtures, not the more powerful military grade. >> they may not have had the resources as we've seen in other bom
? >> code red evacuation. >> code red, evacuate the building. >> reporter: no bomb was found. but the law enforcement response forced a postponement of a news conference where officials had planned to talk about a possible suspect. authorities say the fbi is focused on photographs, including some taken by a surveillance camera at the lord & taylor store, that show a man in the race-day crowd, using a cellphone, with a black bag strapped across his chest that authorities say may contain the bomb. the key frames are just a few of the millions of frames of video examined in the last 36 hours by a special team of fbi forensic experts, the operational technology division. they have set up facilities at a restricted location near the boston harbor. and they are masters at what is known as facial recognition, the new science of converting a face into a name, demonstrated here by an indiana company that was used by the fbi following the 9/11 attacks. >> in this investigation, there will be hundreds of thousands of images. if they have a suspect identified, they know the area that suspect was in,
into law today requiring soft story buildings to undergo seismic retro fits within seven years. these are building was housing units above open spaces like garages. these structures suffered most damage during the 1989 earthquake. staff will start evaluating buildings in the fall and alert home owners of the work they need to do. >> on the peninsula, volunteers went house to house part of a drill to get ready for a -- get first responders ready for emergencies. the teams dropped baginformatiog in south san francisco f area had been hit with a chemical attack or pandemic the teens wouldopng off supplies tooseheltering in plac department was tracking how fast we're going door to door today so they can get a feel for how long it might go door to door to distribute medications. >> they have stockpiled medical supplies so quicken the response. >> california emergency man many agency sen couraging everybody to be ready for any possible type of natural hazard. >> we shou all have emergency kits stockpiled with items including battery operated radios and flashlights, batteries, a three
law. >> congress has not fixed it and now, the faa says every controller will be laid off one day twofr weeks and flights delayed or canceled. >> boarding a plane to get back to lax. just sat on the tarmac about an hour. >> larry's flight never did make it to los angeles and some flights from los angeles were hours late last night. >> we had flights operating as late as, as early as 2:00 a.m. >> that flight supposed arrive before 11:30. mike's flight delayed six hours. >> if i'm delayed six hours and can't work what is everybody else delayed? how much have you lost? >> the long delays were mostly at lax. san francisco international airport report nod delays due to air traffic controller furloughs. same for oakland airport. unless reported as furlough delays they'll just get mixed with other reasons the airlines are delayed or flights cancelled. >> air travel changed. >> saying flying from l.a. is a hassle but still the way to go. jeff isn't sure. >> i left my house at 8:00 in the morning it's 1:00 so that is five hours i'm in the done getting my bags so it's a wash. that is i can
to rescue her sister-in-law. here's what she saw when she got there. >> i could see windows blown out. a lot of debris inside the rest home. everybody there was helping move the residents across the street to the parking lot. wheelchairs were being pushed down the street. we were carrying them. first responders were all there in their trucks, their vehicles. anybody in the area was there to move residents to the football field. >> your sister-in-law, had she gotten out of the nursing home before the ceiling collapsed? >> she said the ceiling collapsed on her, and when she got to the hospital and they removed her, the covers, she was covered with broken glass. she's totally disabled, couldn't get out at all. the staff got her out. by the time i got to the rest home i couldn't find her. i was going up and down the street trying to find her. >> i can't imagine you've ever seen anything like this before. >> no, no, you can imagine whole streets, the houses have been destroyed. when i left my sister's house heading to the rest home there was a family at the street that had nowhere to go. i gave t
phone records, websites, and associates, the fbi found no ties to terrorists. by law, monitoring had to stop barring new negative information. the fbi was no longer watching. after tamerlan returned from a six-month trip to russia, a dark side began emerged. he was charged in cambridge with beating a former girlfriend. started uploading videos. authorities never saw this coming. [ explosion ] some investigators believed tamerlan was the leader and convinced his younger brother to embrace jihad. george? >> let's get more from abc legal analyst dan abrams. and former special agent for the fbi brad garrett. we now know that dzhokhar is answering some questions in writing. the fbi wants to know, is anybody else involved? >> right. the real trick with that, george, is figuring out where his mind is. what is his motivation? why does he want to talk to us? is he being truthful or not? getting him over that hump and saying, okay, it's okay to talk to us, it's really your only avenue to a better situation maybe. th cld take a lo period of time. >> and dan, how much longer can this questioning
throughout afghanistan used to kill our soldiers. >> law enforcement officials say there is still no solid evidence that links the marathon bombs to al qaeda or to anyone else. but tuesday, there was a new plea for help in trying to identify the bomber. >> any individual who expressed a desire to target the marathon, suspicious interest in researching how to create explosive devices, the noise of explosions in remote areas prior to yesterday which may have been used as tests by those responsible for these acts. someone who appeared to be carrying a unusually heavy dark colored bag yesterday around the time of the blasts and in the vicinity of the blasts. >> reporter: the efforts to learn who is behind the bombing often require great patience and persisten persistence. it took three years and only after the discovery of a tiny electronic part that authorities learned who was behind the bomb that brought down pan am flight 103. the so-called unabomber was at large for 17 years, hiding in the mountains in montana in a cabin before a relative finally turned him in. in oklahoma city, authoritie
insurance coverage for care. >> a california law passed two years ago requires private insurers to cover early intervention therapy. advocates say that will will save nearly $200 million a year in bills. >> new research finds there is a biological reason why some men tend to find it difficult to read womens' emotions. scientists gave a brain scan and took pictures of iz. the men found it twice as hard to guess a woman's mood as a man. when looking at women's eyes they found themselves mystified. scientists says a hospital in germany say this less personal process means men find it harder to identify with women's feelings. we just have to try harder. >> what am i thinking now? >> why many am i working with this man? >> we have to go to a break, right? coming up next a royal gem with a history. >> a 34 6. >>> coming up at 6:00 abc 7 news reporter ama daetz is with fbi agents as they search roof tops for evidence this, year's winners of the golden environmental prize from a teacher protecting skies in tuscan. we'll have those story pz more coming up at 6:00. >> thank you. >> a rare gem fetc
protection agency. or cupa delegating authorities to enforce state law. local residents think the power is helpful because bureaucracy is slow response. >> so, confident in west sacramento that they're aware them have proper protocols in place. >> unlike texas town west sacramento did not build neighborhoods within a mile. still it's located in a park that employs many people. >> i'm concernednd i won't know what to do if that happened. >> cupa says the texas facility is a fertilizer wholesaler and there are 49 of those in california. cupa insists we are safe. >> tuesday. >> a strike by sanitation workers is affecting service here in the bay area, supportive teamsters picketed the area now operated republic services disrupting service in fremont and union city. the company representative says collection services will resume as soon as possible. >> today's report suggests the job market could start to rebound. according to the labor department, new claims for benefits only rose slightly last week. 353,000 people filed for first time jobless benefits. thousands of unemployed californians
, the fbi released a statement that said we are aware of the law enforcement activity in the greater boston area. the situation is ongoing. you just heard brian say that. we are working with local authorities to determine what happened. >> we have pierre thomas looking into the situation. but we're going to go to lindsay davis who is on the scene in watertown. can you hear us? >> reporter: i can. we are at the corner of mount auburn and kimball. it's a main street here that has just been shut down. police have set up a perimeter. we cannot get information on what is happening. we assume it's a search for the second suspect. it is members of the national guard and police here. maybe a dozen or so residents just standing on the streets trying to figure out what is going on. but a perimeter has been set. i don't know if you can see down there, several police cars are continuing to drive in and out of this area. that's pretty much what we can tell you at this point. >> it was a dangerous situation with reports of 30 gunshots and explosives being thrown out of a car during this chase. right now
. reporter: we have just learned this breaking right now. law enforcement sources say the terror suspect dzhokar tsarnaev is aquake and they're questioning him regarding whether he had accomplices or if there are unexplode bombs in the area. the issue is that he still has a severe wound to his neck so he is not able to speak. right now he is communicating through writing. this is nearly one week since the terror attack. ♪ >> the grieving and healing continues in boston, with families gathering to honor the victims at sunday mass. ♪ america, america,. ♪ god shed his grace on thee -- . >> a growing memorial at the finish line. >> we had to do this for the children, our children, and the children of boston and everywhere. reporter: charges are expected to be filed soon against the second suspect. dzhokar sauer never. >> and the an elite federal investigation team is standing by, wanting to know where they trained, who they trained with, and whether any other attacks were planned. >> they had other bombs. they didn't think they would get caught and were probably planning to do somethin
to die. as if these images weren't chilling enough, today in a newly filed criminal complaint, law enforcement officials described how 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev calmly placed a bag allegedly containing a homemade bomb made out of a pressure cooker and packed with nails and bbs on the ground in a crowd full of innocent bystanders and simply waited. when the first bomb, allegedly placed by his brother, went off nearby, investigators say they could see everybody in the crowd react with alarm. everybody except tsarnaev, who waited a few seconds, walked away, and allegedly set off the sec bomb. days later he and his older brother tamerlan got in a shoot-out with police. today we learn more about the events leading up to that epic clash. according to the new criminal complaint, the night began with the brothers tsarnaev allegedly car jacking a man. the victim describes one of the brothers getting into his car and saying, did you hear about the boston explosion? i did that. the victim says the brother then removed a magazine from his gun, displayed a bullet, and said, i am serious. th
coils. coast to coast law enforcement, at los angeles's union station, a muscular police presence, and and a measure of anxiety felt lie commuters. >> it puts you on edge. >> we're not safe anywhere. >> it could happen anywhere, even here in california. >> reporter: at lax across to boston, memories of 9/11. >> that faith that you have in security of our nation, it's kind of shaken. >> reporter: in downtown seattle, streets were shut down due to a suspicious backpack. the bomb squad sent in its robot, inside a hair dryer. east coast airports had the jitters. at logan airport, delays over suspicious passengers and packages. at new york laguardia, another suspicious item and passengers forced to wait outside in the street. >> across new york city both signs of increased security. and the comforting sound of resiliency. >> i think if i become nervous i'm giving in to something that's going to make me underpowered. >> reporter: carlos rosario seemed to speak for many today. >> as citizens, we have to be responsible one to another. we have to be our brother's keeper. >> reporter: meanw
and extremely dangerous. no one should approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> i showed images to mad lynn shca by to show sup >>sus my hart someone would do t this city this, meansch h many h are broken. >> this is just a devastating day for the boston community. we're a family.>> arlene added s after remembering something she saw on tv. >> i caught this image on the three balloons first thing i saw were three balloons going into the sky. everyone said there are two death autos the gesture in memory of ligzi lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> three angels, dressed in gold reaching for the star autos the memorial has grown throughout the day. people stop bid to pay respects. now, they're just hoping someone will recognize those suspects in the photos. if you'd like to take a look at the photos they're on our web site. live in boston abc 7 news. >> as for the martinez boy he has taken a huge step forward today. the 11-year-old suffered a deep thigh wound. his mother reports he's now breathing on his own and starting to sit up. his neck b
details since the briefing toda. >> a senior law enforcement official tells me e wo suspects is seen in anher vio making a cellphone call around the time of the exns. they believe that the cellphone was used to trigger one of the explosions. the officials said a massive effort is under way to capture every cellphone call in that local area at the time of the bombings, to see if they can trace it back to the bomber. the source said it's a time-consuming process but a top priority. >> as you watch the tapes go by pierre, and you've studied these so often, tell us the kind of detail the fbi is asking everyone to notice. >> one of the things you can see as you look at the tape is that the black backpack is one critical piece of evidence. my sources are telling me that backpack is the one that they recovered the most material from. the other thing is that every piece of evidence in that frame, the hat, the coat, the pants, they want the public to look at that because there might be something that someone would notice. >> that's right. and to look over every frame by frame, they sent every
a charge that could carry the death penalty. tonight law enforcement sources tell abc news that the young man seen on this surveillance tape, calmly walking through the crowd with a bomb in his bag, is now being cooperative with investigators. he has trouble speaking because of gunshot wounds to his neck, but he's communicating through writing, nodding his head, and making short vocalizations. based on what he's told them, investigators are convinced there are no more ongoing plots. and tonight abc news has learned dzhokhar tsarnaev told investigators, they learned to build a bomb on the internet. today dzhokhar tsarnaev was officially charged with using, and conspiring to use, a weapon of mass destruction. the complaint also contains vivid, new details about the chaotic events of last thursday night when the brothers tsarnaev allegedly carjacked a man. the victim describes one of the brothers getting in the car and saying, "did you hear about the boston explosion? i did that." the victim says the brother then removed a magazine from his gun, displayed a bullet and said, i am serious. the
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